General Data Protection Regulation by Simon Hania
Presentation Abstract: Simon will explain the key elements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. He will discuss with you how you can to turn these into engineering requirements rather than get stuck with legal blockers.
- GDPR highlights: evolution rather than revolution, unless you have been sloppy
- How to engineer for GDPR: privacy is about common sense and responsible data use
- Typical misconceptions: a lot is possible when done right
- The role of UX design and manual writers: if you cannot explain it, don’t do it
Simon Hania has been a leader at the crossroads of telecommunication and information technology, business and regulatory affairs for over 15 years. Simon currently is VP Privacy & Security at TomTom, ensuring the company to globally meet the growing expectations of customers and the increasing regulatory demands with respect to privacy & security. Simon focusses on connected, automated & autonomous vehicles and wearable technologies. By many he is considered to be a privacy & security thought leader in the space of Internet of Things, Cloud and Big Data.
Previously at TomTom, Simon was responsible for Technical Operations of Service Delivery, including TomTom Traffic and other location based services. Before TomTom, Simon held various positions in the telecommunications industry, the last being CTO at XS4ALL, the premier internet service provider in the Netherlands